Breaking the cycle

Author: Briana Kerensky, Online Communications Specialist, Communities In Schools National Office While we have all experienced the effects of our country’s economic downturn in one way or another, a new Census Bureau report released Tuesday delivered a shock to the system with the statistic that 46.2 million Americans were living in poverty last year—nearly one […]

The Tacoma Business Academy: Giving New Hope to Dropouts

Opening last September, the Tacoma Business Academy is a new school pushing the boundaries of innovation to help kids graduate from high school and avoid becoming another dropout statistic. The Academy is a unique program for students who have stopped attending high school and are working, but want to complete high school and improve their […]